GreenSheetMath105F09

GreenSheetMath105F09 - San Jos State University Mathematics...

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San José State University Mathematics Department Math 105, Concepts in Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Sections 2 & 3, Fall 2009 Instructor: Shweta Gupta Office: Science building 321A Phone: (O) 408-924-5229, (M) 812-606-5006 Email: gupta@math.sjsu.edu (best way to reach me) Webpage : http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty_and_staff/faculty_detail.jsp?id=3260 Office Hours : Tuesdays: 3:00 - 5:00 PM Thursdays: 3:00 - 5:00 PM Class days/time: TTh 9:00 – 10:15 AM TTh 10:30 – 11:45 AM Description of the Course: Mathematics 105, Concepts in Mathematics, Probability and Statistics , is the second course in a three- course sequence designed for prospective elementary teachers of mathematics. The following topics will be covered: functions and algebraic reasoning, proportional reasoning, probability and statistics. Problem- solving techniques and technology will be a significant part of the course. Text: Beckmann, Sybilla (2008) Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, 2 nd edition , Addison-Wesley Beckmann, Sybilla (2008) Activities Manual to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, 2 nd edition , Addison-Wesley Grading Policy: Your grade will be determined in the following manner: Homework 20% Class Participation 5% Group Projects (2) 10% Field Experience 10% Quizzes (3) 15% Exams (2) 20% Comprehensive Final 20% Make-up Exams: Make-ups for exams are permitted only in extreme circumstances, and only if the instructor is notified within 24 hours before the exam. Acceptable documentation must be provided for your absence. Grading Scale: A: 92-100 ; A-: 90-91 B: 82-87; B+: 88-89; B-: 80-81 C: 72-77; C+: 78-79; C-: 70-71 D: 62-67; D+: 68-69; D-: 60-61 F: 0 -59 Course Grade Advisory: A grade of C- or better in Math 105 is required in order for you to be eligible to take Math 106. A grade of C or better in Math 105 MAY be required by your major in order for you to graduate and/or for verification of subject matter competency prior to admission to the credential program. Please check with an advisor from your own major regarding minimum grade or grade point average requirements.
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2 Policies: 1. Attendance and participation are vital to your success in this course, since many of the activities done during class cannot be found in the book. Not only will your regular attendance enable you to remain current on topics and assignments, it will enable you to enjoy the rich experience of investigating mathematics with your peers. 2.
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